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Supporting meaningful chemistry learning and higher-order thinking through computer-assisted inquiry: A design research approach
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A nine-stage research project was conducted to create a “rich” ICT learning environment, applicable to chemistry-classroom practice, employing design research to support secondary-level chemistry students’ meaningful chemistry learning and higher-order thinking regarding ideas of chemical reactions. Expand
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Analysis of Finnish chemistry Matriculation Examination questions according to Cognitive Complexity
This paper presents an analysis of Finnish chemistry matriculation examination questions according to cognitive complexity. The research data consisted of 257 questions from 28 matriculationExpand
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A professional development project for improving the use of information and communication technologies in science teaching
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This article describes a professional development project aiming to develop practical approaches for the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into science education. Expand
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Toward citizenship science education: what students do to make the world a better place?
ABSTRACT With increased focus on sustainability and socioscientific issues, dealing with issues related to citizenship is now seen as an important element of science education. However, in order toExpand
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Concept maps as meaningful learning tools in a web-based chemistry material
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This paper presents a web-based learning material and its design process which goal is to support meaningful chemistry learning in the context of insect chemistry through concept maps. Expand
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Life-cycle analysis and inquiry-based learning in chemistry teaching
The purpose of this design research is to improve the quality of environmental literacy and sustainability education in chemistry teaching through combining a socio-scientific issue, life-cycleExpand
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The challenges of learning and teaching chemical bonding at different school levels using electrostatic interactions instead of the octet rule as a teaching model
Teaching chemical bonding using the octet rule as an explanatory principle is problematic in many ways. The aim of this case study is to understand the learning and teaching of chemical bonding usingExpand
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Computer-based molecular modelling: Finnish school teachers’ experiences and views
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This article presents a case study seeking insight into Finnish school teachers use of computer-based molecular modelling in teaching chemistry, into the different working and teaching methods used, and their opinions about necessary support. Expand
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Integrating art into science education: a survey of science teachers’ practices
ABSTRACT Numerous case studies suggest that integrating art and science education could engage students with creative projects and encourage students to express science in multitude of ways. However,Expand
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Identifying and addressing students' questions on climate change
ABSTRACT This study uses qualitative content analysis to examine 355 open-ended questions, presented by 16–19 –year-old international students, to find out what students want to learn about climateExpand
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